Experimental Physics

Experimental work in a laboratory is an essential component of physics learning and teaching. Students often refer to experimental work in physics laboratory as ‘physics practical’. So why is physics practical important and what do you have to do in… Read More ›

On A Lighter Note – 2

Satyendranath Bose, whose name is permanently linked with Einstein’s as the formulator of the Bose-Einstein statistics, was known for his extraordinary genius, even as a school boy. His mathematics school teacher at Hindu School, Calcutta, once gave him 110 marks… Read More ›

The Wonders of Physics

Physics is the most basic of all sciences and along with mathematics forms an essential part of study. The numerous applications of physics to communications, space research, medicine, and even branches as diverse as financial engineering only show the vast… Read More ›


In his last book “Brief Answers to the Big Questions”, Stephen Hawking the late theoretical physicist declared that “There is no God”. The British scientist suffered from Lou Gehrig’s disease, or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). According to Hawking, “for centuries  it was… Read More ›